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Shirley Robertson Biography

Shirley Robertson
  • Age: 49 years old
  • Birth Nation: United Kingdom
  • Birth Sign: Cancer
  • Name: Shirley Robertson
  • Birth Name: Shirley Ann Robertson
  • Nick Name: Shirley
  • Nationality: British
  • Birth Place/City: Dundee
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Sailor
  • Net Worth: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Face Color: White
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Jamie Boag (m. 2001)
  • Children: 2
  • Divorce: N/A
  • Education: Heriot-Watt University
  • Awards: Sailing at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Women's Europe
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Synopsis

A Scottish sailor and Olympic gold medalist Shirley Ann Robertson were born on 15 July 1968. Shirley made the history after winning two gold medals in Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004, being the first British woman to win two gold. She was named as the female World sailor of the Year by the International Sailing Federation in 2000. Shirley Robertson is known best for her sailing career. She is currently serving at CNN International presenting its half-hour feature program called MainSail being based in London.

Early Life & Education

Shirley Robertson was born in Dundee but she was raised in Menstrie in central Scotland. Her father’s name is Ian. Since her childhood, she was fond of sailing. She always believed that if she keeps on hard working being focused on her goal, she will be able to achieve it. Therefore, she followed her dreams and made her dream come true winning two gold medals. There is no any information available on parents and childhood other than this. Shirley is a graduate of Heriot-Watt University.

Career

Shirley Robertson is a currently hosting CNN International’s half-hour feature program called MainSail. The show is based entirely on the aspects of sailing, travel, technology, and leisure. She joined the CNN network in 2006. Prior to joining at CNN, she used to present a regular segment of sailing on BBC South TV.

Shirley Robertson is the first British woman to have won two Olympic Gold Medals in two consecutive games 2000 and 2004. She has won silver medals at the Europe Class World Championships for three times from 1998-2000 and competed in 1992 Barcelona Games and 1996 Atlanta Games. She played a role of key ambassador and athlete delegate in Singapore and a major role in bringing the Olympics to London in 2012.

Net Worth

There is no information available on the salary and net worth of Shirley Robertson in any of the source whatsoever. However, since Shirley Robertson is involved in sailing and also works for CNN, her annual salary must be thousands of dollar and the combined net worth of Shirley with her husband is sure in millions of dollars.

Personal Life

Moving on to the personal life of forty-eight years old blonde beauty Shirley Robertson, she is a married woman. She is married to Jamie Boag since June 2001. Her husband Jamie is a former stockbroker and is a yacht dealer. The couple is blessed with twins. The twins named Annabelle and Killian was born in 2006 July. The family is living happily in Cowes, on the Isle of Wight.

Shirley Robertson’s past affairs and boyfriends are not known. She is loyal to her husband and loves him to the moon and back. She loves to spend her time with her family and enjoys being with them besides sailing.

  • Last modified : 11 January, 2017
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